Friday Round-up

Emily Ulber

World: British police arrested five men this morning on terrorism charges related to Pope Benedict XVI’s visit to London, but did not give any specific details of any threat against Benedict. (The New York Times)

Nation: Police say the city of Gainesville, Fla., is planning on billing Pastor Terry Jones for more than $180,000 in security costs involved with his threat to burn Qurans on the anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001. (CNN)

State: Two sheriffs from rural Kentucky say that Rand Paul’s campaign has wrongly claimed they are supporting Paul for U.S. Senate. Sheriffs Kevin Johnson of Clay County and Gus Skinner of McCreary County, both Republicans, said they haven’t endorsed anyone, even though a “Paul campaign press release issued this week says they are among 10 current or incoming sheriffs declaring public support for the tea party favorite.” (AP)

Other: Easy A, the teen comedy starring Superbad’s Emma Stone and Gossip Girl’s Penn Badgley, opened today to positive reviews. (Cincinnati CityBeat)